We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Cost Estimator to join our team. The ideal candidate will specialize in estimating costs for civil projects, including earthwork and underground wet utilities. The Cost Estimator will play a critical role in the pre-construction phase, working closely with project teams to provide accurate cost estimates and budget analysis.
- Conduct detailed material, labor, and equipment takeoffs to determine project costs
- Analyze plans and specifications to identify cost-saving opportunities and potential risks
- Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to obtain project information and input
- Develop and maintain cost databases, including material and labor rates, equipment costs, and historical data
- Prepare detailed cost estimates, including conceptual, schematic, and design development phases
- Participate in value engineering and constructability reviews
- Maintain project documentation and cost estimating records
- Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, or a related experience
- 5+ years of experience in cost estimating for civil projects
- Strong knowledge of earthwork and underground wet utilities estimating
- Experience with cost estimating software and spreadsheet programs
- Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and 401(k) matching. If you are a driven and motivated cost estimator with a passion for civil projects, we encourage you to apply.
To apply, please submit your resume detailing your qualifications and experience.